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Lifeguard competition shows off inner athletes

Updated: August 13, 2012, 4:34 PM ET
By Adena Andrews

CAPE MAY, N.J. -- At 59 years old, Susan Wallis has completed 36 Ironman events and is contemplating an ultra marathon -- just for fun.

Her secret?

She found the fountain of youth in sand, wind, sunshine and sunscreen as a volunteer lifeguard with the American Red Cross Lifesaving Core in Jacksonville, Fla. Her fit 115-pound frame covered in speckled skin speaks of 10 years in the sun. But it's her health that benefits the most from the summer activity.

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